Arctic

Nika Knight, staff writer
A new study has discovered that tens of thousands of miles of permafrost in northwest Canada are rapidly melting, adding weight to recent research that shows an accelerating decline in permafrost in Alaska, Siberia, and Scandinavia. The disintegration of permafrost throughout the Arctic Circle portends a massive release of carbon, both into the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
This year's remarkably warm Arctic winter would have been "extremely unlikely"...

Further

Furious that Arctic-trashing Shell is using kid-friendly LEGO to clean up its image - reportedly selling 16 million Shell-branded toys worth $116 million - Greenpeace has begun a campaign aimed at pressuring LEGO to end the sketchy partnership. Protests at England's Legloland, and a darkly stunning new ad in which an idyllic Arctic, huskies and all, drowns in oil.